What to Do in The Meantime….

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After months of being out of work, it can be frustrating to feel like there is no end in sight. At a certain point – we have two choices. We can either mope around and keep feeling sorry for ourselves, or we can use this season to better our professional selves. If we choose the… Read more »

Why You Might Not Be Getting That Restaurant Job…

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If you’ve been applying to restaurant jobs and you’re not finding a fit, something might be wrong. There are plenty of jobs available in the field for line cooks, chefs, and front of house roles like hosting or waitstaff. If you’ve been sending out your resume or stopping in and filling out applications and you’re… Read more »

5 Resume Mistakes That Cost You the Manager’s Job

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As a career coach, it amazes me how many managers do not know how to write a resume. They don’t know what information they need to present to the job interview professional. I often coach managers and have found some interesting mistakes that they repeat. Here are some ways that your resume can cost a… Read more »

Career Development: Restaurant General Manager Job Description

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A talented General Manager has more opportunity to advance their career than any other time. Professionals can work their way to the top of the Hospitality Industry without needing an academic background. A Restaurant offers almost unlimited opportunities. Many people have moved from the Restaurant floor or Kitchen and moved all the way into a  Restaurant… Read more »

Job Hunting Mistakes of Restaurant Managers: Digital Marketing of Yourself

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This article is a part of a series of career coaching articles written by www.geckohospitality.com to help people transition into an exciting career as a restaurant manager. There has been a long term, lack of qualified candidates in North America. As the demand for restaurant managers continues to exceed the talent base, the opportunities for… Read more »

Hospitality Management Job Hunting Tip #1

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If you are looking to transition into a management position within the hospitality industry then there are basic skills you need. The difference between losing a job at the interview level, landing a low paying job, and landing a high paying job is not education, experience, or a personality type. There are a few skills… Read more »